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Inlaid onyx in gilt mount showing a single white flower, a pink bud, and three olive-green leaves on a stem. Rectangular but with rounded corners. On back, insert of woven hair under a crystal. Inscription: Mrs. L. (?) M. Polter, Obt. March 16, 1839, Notre foi éternise l' amitié.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

American or European, 19th century

Object Place

American or European


3.6 x 2.7 x 1 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Onyx, gold-colored metal, human hair, and other stones


Textiles and Fashion Arts


Jewelry / Adornment, Brooches